In Austria’s sunny south, visitors can expect numerous events full of skiing and other sports activities, as well as traditional festivities.
November/December 2016 The swimming wood of Christmas trees at lake Millstätter See www.millstaettersee.com
25.11.-24.12.16 Villach Christmas Market, daily around the parish church of St. Jakob www.villacheradvent.at
19.11.-24.12.16 Klagenfurt Christmas Market on Neuer Platz in Klagenfurt, open daily www.klagenfurt-tourismus.at/
25.11.-18.12.16 Velden Advent www.veldener-advent.at
A visit to the traditional Christmas market in Velden will remain an unforgettable experience for young and old alike. Stroll over the Christmas market and enjoy the magic atmosphere that will awake the joyful anticipation of Christmas in you.
27.12.-31.12.16 New Year's Market Villach www.villach.at
31.12.16 New Year's Eve Carnival Klagenfurt www.klagenfurt-tourismus.at
J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y / M A R C H 2017
01.01.2017 New Years swim, Velden
On January 1, 2017 by 12 clock it's that time again: With the New Year Veldener swimming takes place against the backdrop of the Schlosshotel Velden happy start to a new year of sports on Lake Wörth. Details www.s-a-w.at
27.1.-28.1.2017 Beat the BEST - the longest skirace in the world (Schlag das ASS) www.schlagdasass.at
January 2017 „Wenn die Musi spielt" Winter Open Air, Bad Kleinkirchheim www.badkleinkirchheim.at
24th January - 4th February 2017 Alternative Dutch 11-Cities-Tour Weissensee, the world’s biggest ice sport spectacle
01.02.17 Ante Pante (carrying little churches), Bad Eisenkappel
On the eve of Candlemas, an old custom will take place in Bad Eisenkappel – a light procession; details
25th of feb. Carnival Saturday with procession, Villach, www.villach.at
05.03.-11.03.17 ÖBB S'cool ski & Board, Nassfeld www.nassfeld.at
March 2017 Sleddog Race, Innerkrems
27.03.-02.04.2017 Full Metal Mountain meets Nassfeld http://www.full-metal-mountain.com/en//
At the Nassfeld, the biggest ski region of Kärnten, Austria, together with 3000 Metalheads we will make the mountains rock for one week!